A hearing by the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities & Energy has been set for Sen. Mike Barrett’s (D-Lexington) carbon pricing bill, S. 1747, An Act combating climate change:
Date: Tuesday, October 27th at 1:00 pm
Location: State House, Hearing Room B-1
WE NEED A VERY IMPRESSIVE TURNOUT. Sen. Barrett’s bill has been gaining huge momentum. We’re up to 44 co-sponsors — more than 20% of the State Legislature. A big thank you to the most recent co-sponsors: Sen. Marc Pacheco, Rep. Paul Schmid and Rep. Ken Gordon. Outside the State House, Sen. Barrett has been speaking to Democratic Town Committees across the state, with more than 20 endorsing carbon pricing.
Sen. Barrett has even been invited to speak to his first Republican Town Committee. This issue needs bi-partisan support, and we have a solution that both progressives and conservatives agree on. We are working with business people, religious leaders and concerned citizens who are worried about the impact that climate change will have on their children and grandchildren.
That’s why it’s crucial that you attend the hearing on Tuesday Oct. 27th … and bring as many other supporters as you can.
You may also submit written testimony to the Chairs of the Committee.
There is more information about the bill on this document, and a list of supporting organizations.